The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 4 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing 3G 26 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 13.68% 4.76% 17.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.39% 14.00% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
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£260 £410 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +51.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £310 £265
% change year-on-year
-13.70% +16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £14.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+160.32% -61.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 34.74% 34.01% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 9
Average daily rate £260 £403 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.40% +49.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

3G Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 27 (93.10%) 2G
2 24 (82.76%) 4G
3 21 (72.41%) Telecoms
4 11 (37.93%) LTE
5 10 (34.48%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (27.59%) SLA
6 8 (27.59%) Ericsson
7 7 (24.14%) Huawei
8 6 (20.69%) RNC
8 6 (20.69%) ATM
9 5 (17.24%) UMTS
9 5 (17.24%) Wireless
9 5 (17.24%) Cramer
10 4 (13.79%) GSM
10 4 (13.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (10.34%) Software Licensing
11 3 (10.34%) DNS
11 3 (10.34%) Nokia
11 3 (10.34%) Back Office
12 2 (6.90%) SS7
12 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
12 2 (6.90%) Degree
12 2 (6.90%) NBAP
12 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
12 2 (6.90%) HP
12 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
12 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
12 2 (6.90%) MS Office
12 2 (6.90%) SAP
12 2 (6.90%) SIGTRAN

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) 2G
2 24 (82.76%) 4G
3 11 (37.93%) LTE
4 10 (34.48%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (20.69%) RNC
5 6 (20.69%) ATM
6 5 (17.24%) UMTS
6 5 (17.24%) Wireless
7 4 (13.79%) GSM
8 3 (10.34%) DNS
9 2 (6.90%) SS7
9 2 (6.90%) NBAP
9 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
9 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.90%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (6.90%) GGSN
10 1 (3.45%) SGSN
10 1 (3.45%) NAS
10 1 (3.45%) MVNO
10 1 (3.45%) Packet Switching
General
1 21 (72.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Integration Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
2 3 (10.34%) Tester
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (6.90%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Testing Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Microwave Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.45%) Project Controller
4 1 (3.45%) RF Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Software Licensing
2 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
3 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.45%) Time Management
3 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Python
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) HND
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Ericsson
2 7 (24.14%) Huawei
3 5 (17.24%) Cramer
4 4 (13.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (10.34%) Nokia
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Actix
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) Nortel
7 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.45%) SGI
7 1 (3.45%) NetHawk